Collision leaves many injured on M1 highway
By Odette Ismail
26 February 2007
A tragic accident left one woman dead and others seriously injured yesterday after the taxi they were driving in crashed into a car on the M1 highway in Sandton.
ER24 spokesperson Nick Dollman told an online service that the woman was flung out during the collision and crushed by the taxi when it fell on its side
Bystanders and some taxi passengers on the scene lifted the taxi, but the woman died of head injuries.
It is believed that the driver of the car had an asthma attack, but he is in hospital in a stable condition.
The taxi driver and six taxi passengers were transported to various hospitals, according to paramedics.